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2021: Autumn workshop (Essex, 9 & 10 December 2021)

2021 Autumn workshop (9 & 10 December 2021)

Financial Intermediation Network of European Studies (FINEST) workshops are small meetings with an in-depth discussion (from top scholars) of a limited number of high-quality papers with the aim of fostering discussion among academics, policymakers, and practitioners about the evolving challenges facing banks. In the 2021 autumn workshop, we expect to accept up to seven full papers for presentation and a set of research proposals (in the “early ideas” session).
We invite submission of papers (or research proposal for the early idea session) in all areas related to financial intermediation, including bank risk taking, regulation, supervision, financial stability, ownership structure and governance issues, Covid-19, market structure and competition, and FinTech.


  • Matteo Benetton (Berkeley Haas, U.S.),
  • Bob DeYoung (The University of Kansas, U.S.),
  • Jennifer L. Dlugosz (Federal Reserve Board, U.S.),
  • Mariassunta Giannetti (Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden),
  • Marco Pagano (University of Naples, Italy),


Organized by:
Essex Business School, jointly with the Essex Finance Centre and The Essex Fintech cluster



Important dates:
Submissions Deadline: 27 September 2021
Notification of Acceptance: 5 November 2021
Conference Program Disclosure: 15 November 2021



Please, submit your paper (or research proposal for the early idea session) by email: